About Pac Arts
ABOUT PACIFIC ARTS MOVEMENT
Pacific Arts Movement (Pac Arts) is one of the largest media arts organizations in North America that focuses on Asian and Asian American cinema. Our mission is to present Pan Asian media Arts to San Diego residents and visitors in order to inspire, entertain, and support a more compassionate society.
Pac Arts is committed to sharing powerful stories with audiences year-round through the San Diego Asian Film Festival, SDAFF Spring Showcase, Spotlight Screenings, Outdoor Screenings, Chew The Scene and other community events. From our award-winning high school documentary program Reel Voices to Youth Days at the festival, we are also dedicated to nurturing a new generation of creative leaders and storytellers.
19TH ANNUAL SAN DIEGO ASIAN FILM FESTIVAL, COMING NOVEMBER 2018
North America’s most comprehensive snapshot of contemporary Asian and Asian America cinema returns for its 19th edition. The film festival spans 10 days across multiple locations in San Diego, screening more than 150 feature-length and short films from over 20 countries.
Taking place during the film festival, Youth Days bring local high school students to SDAFF to educate, enlighten, and enhance youth through film and cultural literacy.
A 10-week summer documentary program training local high school students to become socially-conscious digital storytellers. A year-long version of this program, Reel Voices Monarch, is a collaboration between Pac Arts and Monarch School that empowers students impacted by homelessness to share their stories through film.
Pac Arts presents year-round film programs such as Spotlight and Outdoor Screenings throughout the county of San Diego.
As a nonprofit organization, we rely on the support of our sponsors, grants, donors, and members to fulfill our mission.